One person hospitalized, one arrested in Newport News arson
Newport News, Va. – Police say a man has been arrested, and a woman has been hospitalized in connection with a morning house fire in Newport News.
Fire officials believe the man who has been charged is a resident of the burning home. Fire investigators say it was arson.
The fire started shortly after 2 a.m. Friday morning at a home on Hampton Avenue. The fire was declared under control at 3:25 a.m.
Firefighters say the woman was taken to the hospital after jumping from the second floor window.
Six residents have also been displaced. All are adults; officials say the Red cross is there to assist.
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